GLSA-201701-47 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-47
(cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL. Please review the
CVE identifiers and bug reports referenced for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could conduct a Man-in-the-Middle attack to obtain
sensitive information, cause a Denial of Service condition, or execute
arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47

Solution :

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.52.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)